Joseph Owen Oral History Interview

Korean War veteran Joseph Owen talked about the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, in which U.S. Marines faced freezing weather and 67,000 Chinese… read more

Korean War veteran Joseph Owen talked about the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, in which U.S. Marines faced freezing weather and 67,000 Chinese troops. Mr. Owen said that as the Korean War broke out, he was a young U.S. Marine anxious to get into the fight, and that the war would end before he could get there. Instead, he and his men found themselves in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. He also talked about his service during World War II. His story was recorded by the Korean War Veterans Digital Memorial Foundation. close

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Joseph Owen Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
313967-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 27, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 8, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jul 27, 2013 | 8:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 27, 2013 | 10:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 28, 2013 | 3:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 29, 2013 | 4:14am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2013 | 11:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2013 | 4:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2013 | 8:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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